More “Springtime of the New Enema” Fodder (see the last paragraph) [Read more...]

Nice to see the Dems being so honest Of *course* they’re scared. Their entire raison d’etre is power and anything that threatens that frightens the living daylights out of them. [Read more...]

Gasp! An American Bishop Actually *Acts* on Ex Corde Ecclesia? “NEW YORK ARCHDIOCESE SAYS MARIST COLLEGE ‘NO LONGER CATHOLIC’” Is this the “Springtime of the New Enema” (to really mix a metaphor)? [Read more...]

Toldja So! Somebody as prophetic as me deserves a lot of Paypal tips, doncha think? <—————- Note PayPal button conveniently located to left of screen. In all seriousness, I have hopes for Sinead. She’s got a lot of psycho-emotional strikes against her and seems to be oriented toward trying to become whole again, which is [Read More...]

Another blogger sucked into the Dreher/Donohue/Havard Vortex o’ Punditry [Read more...]

An Interesting Article to Reflect on in Devotions to Mary Mariophobes, eager to get as much distance between themselves and the Blessed Virgin (for reasons that still elude me) will of course reply, “So *what* if Mary had cells from Jesus’ body in her body? What really matters is the *spiritual* relationship with Jesus” (as [Read More...]

Why I Love Victor Lams He find nutty stuff like this. Check out his peculiar site. [Read more...]

Minute Particulars Remarks on the Donohue/Dreher/Havard Dust Up and on My Take on Bush vs. JPII Links don’t work. Scroll down to “Lucky to Have Dreher” and (below that) “Writing Circles and Calling Them Squares”. Concerning the latter, Mark says, “Either the time to invade was right and morally proper or it was not. Either [Read More...]

“Radical Islam is not motivated primarily by ignorance of the West, poverty, or even US foreign policy, but a profound resentment of the decline of Muslim civilization.” Yup. Bin Ladenism is an expression, not of the ascendancy of Islam, but of the bitter awareness of its decline. Don’t think: Young and virile religion flexing its [Read More...]

This smells like the work of an Orthodox (or ex-Orthodox) Christian The sheer contempt for those funny little Protestants, quite apart from the political disagreement, bleeds through. I note as well that he confidently prophesied a “quagmire” in Afghanistan a year ago, so I’m less than inclined to buy his analysis. It’s true that Evangelicalism [Read More...]

Hint, hint Just got this in the mail: “Send Me the Best Writing You Have Seen” Best Catholic Writing, 2004 I am writing to invite you to nominate material for inclusion in The Best Catholic Writing, 2004. Loyola Press will be publishing this collection in the Fall of 2004. Right now, we are making a [Read More...]

“Lord, when did I see you in prison?” “Inasmuch as you did it to the least of these, you did it to me.” The guy’s a living illustration of why Catholics don’t jump the gun in deciding who will get into heaven. The sheep do not know they are profoundly worshipping Christ in the parable, [Read More...]